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Finance & Risk - Risk Analytics Management Consultant

Job Location: NY - New York

Job Number: 00423200

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- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.
People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance. They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting. Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often require travel.

Your Role

By joining Accenture’s Finance & Risk team, you will play a central role in helping organizations achieve their strategic and derived operational, reporting and compliance goals. Our experienced professionals and cutting-edge solutions enable organizations to cost-effectively manage risks initiatives and controls.
Finance & Risk Analytics professionals help firms build market leading capabilities, providing tools and techniques which help in handling uncertainty by using statistical analysis covering quantification, analysis and reporting of risk. They deliver and report on information supporting risk management and governance. They also provide data management covering data governance, quality, ownership, sourcing and architecture. Performance management is provided by adjusting the performance measures for the risk exposure at individual, group and corporate levels. Such professionals also help firms to reduce the volatility of results through a more proactive management of risks and rewards.
For additional information about our Finance & Risk Analytics practice, please visit:

https://www.accenture.com/us-en/service-accenture-risk-analytics

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
  • Uses considerable judgment to find solutions and seeks guidance on complex problems
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor
  • May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture
  • Figures out methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance
  • Decisions often impact the team in why they reside
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Deliver on risk modeling and analytics projects that may involve model development, validation, risk strategy, model implementation, economic/regulatory capital calculation, stress testing and end-to-end delivery of risk management solutions
  • Support project teams engaged in the delivery of a wide range of credit, market and/or operational risk management analytics initiatives
  • Provide support to management in business development initiatives, including developing client proposals and building strong relationships with Accenture clients
  • Support development of the Risk Analytics practice by driving initiatives around market research, capability development, thought capital, knowledge management, etc.
  • Contribute to development of Accenture Points-of-View on a variety of Risk Analytics topics
  • Maintain skills in risk modeling and analytics
It is our intention for our people to work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of prior Management Consulting experience focused on the Financial Services industry required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with:- Credit, market, liquidity and/or operational risk analytics (e.g., model development, strategy and framework, scorecard development, model documentation, model validation, model governance, model implementation, integration and automation, etc.)
  • Retail, commercial, and/or Capital Markets portfolios, including commercial lending, asset-based lending, treasury services and investment banking. Exposure to insurance, wholesale/retail lending, deposits, etc. desirable
  • Risk regulatory trends, principles, and practices (e.g., CCAR, DFAST, Internal Capital Reporting, Capital Planning, Risk Weighted Assets, etc.), including any combination of the following: back testing, stress testing, sensitivity testing, benchmarking, capital calculations, reporting standards, etc.
  • SAS or Matlab. Exposure and/or proficiency to other analytical tools such as R, SQL, C++, VBA, Murex, Calypso, Numerix, etc., desirable
  • Solid project management experience including: defining scope, setting project timelines and milestone, driving deliverables, identifying risks, addressing issues, project economics and client relationship management)
  • Model development/quantitative skills should include any combination of the following: multivariate regression models, transition matrices, stochastic processes, econometric models, neural networks, Monte Carlo, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with credit/market risk type models (e.g., ALLL, PD/LGD, Roll Rate, VAR, SVAR, etc.)
  • Exposure to commercial lending, commercial real estate, credit card, mortgage, retail and/or trading book
  • Demonstrated understanding of the unique components and behaviors commercial portfolios such as: loan origination and underwriting; credit policies; portfolio management, allowance for loan and lease losses; loan review and remediation
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate with clients, lead key requirement workshops, document and understand requirements
  • Strong competence in developing presentations required (MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel))
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative discipline such as: Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Economics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance or other quantitative discipline. An Advanced Degree in one or more of these disciplines is highly desirable

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within the model risk or model development team of a universal bank, wholesale bank or rating agency
  • Data management experience (e.g., extracting, aggregating and structuring large volumes of data, etc.) in the context of analytics
  • Strong understanding of front and back office operations desirable

Professional Skills Requirements

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with clients individually and as a member of an engagement team
  • Demonstrated leadership and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects, assignments and/or responsibilities
  • Highly motivated and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy and demanding team-oriented environment (both with clients and within the organization)
  • Attested ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment and structured decision-making
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Strong desire to work in the management consulting industry and deep interest in financial services
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


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